Month: November 2021

ESAB launches robust wire feeder

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products’ Robust Feed U82 wire feeder accepts 8-in.- and 12-in.-dia. wire spools and works with Aristo 500ix and Aristo Mig 4004i Pulse power sources for MIG, pulsed MIG, flux-cored and TIG welding, as well as carbon arc gouging. The PreciDrive wire drive system delivers better arc starts and stops without backlash… Continued

Norton’s felt polishing discs

Norton|Saint-Gobain Abrasives Rapid Polish felt polishing discs feature premium quality, pressed, hardened, thick felt material for creating smooth surfaces with single digit Ra and mirror finish shine. At 2,000 to 3,000 RPM, the discs stay cool and do not produce vibration, ensuring optimal finishes. Soft felt material makes the discs ideal for final finishing. They… Continued

Weld water detection system from Turck

Turck launched a new weld water detection system that helps protect the critical cooling processes during robotic spot welding applications. This automated solution is ideal for robotic spot welding systems in machine tools, automotive and Tier 1 welding applications. Communication via IO-Link offers improved monitoring and control due to its ability to track and monitor… Continued

Weldcote expands welding helmet line

Weldcote offers new models of its Ultraview Plus and Klearview helmets and a new Econoview line. Ultraview Plus helmets feature an optical clarity classification of 1/1/1/1 along with an improved viewing area of 3.94 in. by 3.28 in. The helmets feature cutting edge graphics in three versions. Klearview helmets offers a 3.94 in. by 2.36… Continued

WardJet introduces large-format waterjet

WardJet’s M-Series waterjet allows for multiple head configurations on a single gantry. It is a high-speed large-format solution for large and multiple sheet production. Designed for industry-standard sheet sizes, it maximizes access to all sides of the cutting area. The hardened helical rack and pinion drive allows up to 1,400 ipm accelerations while maintaining extreme… Continued

Hexagon solution “flattens” 3-D CAD models

New modeling technology for sheet metal applications from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence enables the “flattening” of 3-D models in preparation for manufacturing. Hexagon’s Radan software for sheet metal production now includes a direct link to its direct modeling software, which makes it possible to validate models virtually for optimal production. The modeling capabilities predict material behavior during… Continued

Lantek updates software for tube cutting

Lantek designed new applications for its Flex3d software, which provide solutions when designing and machining complete or partial bevels in tubing. The new version also makes it possible to include perforations of various types and deal with the multiple possibilities that require a comprehensive library of connections and intersections for the assembly of complete tube… Continued

Murata debuts hybrid fiber machine

Murata Machinery USA Inc. offers the LS3015HL advanced hybrid fiber laser. The combination machine leverages high-speed precision of fiber laser cutting and accurate punch press technology. It features an integrated flying optics system for fiber laser cutting and upper and lower servo drives for forming, going from raw material to completed products in fewer steps.… Continued

Tube laser cutter from Bystronic

Bystronic Inc.’s ByTube Star 130 laser cutting system covers a range of applications for materials from 10 mm to 130 mm and raw material lengths of up to 8.5 m. The automated system has a loading capacity of up to 17 kg/m. Available in 2 kW or 3 kW, the fiber laser unit of the… Continued

BLM launches press brake line

BLM Group introduced its ProBend press brakes. The all-electric E-Series is available in 44- to 276-ton models capable of handling bending lengths of 4 ft. to 17 ft. The hybrid H-Series is available in 44- to 660-ton models capable of handling bending lengths of 4 ft. to 20 ft. The direct-drive design of the electric… Continued

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